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On The Track Lodge

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Nydia Bay, Pelorus Sound | Havelock, Havelock 7150, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Was so happy to have a hot shower, as well as yummy homemade carrot cake and plunger coffee to agree us upon our arrival! The dinner options were good - simple food well prepared. I could definitely recommend the vegetarian lasagne! We stayed in one of the A Frame cottages (twin or double), but the dorm yurt was VERY cool.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Recently returned from a brilliant stay at On the Track Lodge. Used the package including accommodation and transport which worked out really well (it was no problem amending plans due to poor weather). Wonderful hosting by Duncan, great setting, flawlessly clean and such attention to detail. Stayed in train carriage - unique, memorable experience with beautiful views. Other accommodation (yurt,... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beautiful walk in, fabulous welcome, exceptional accomodation and lovely hosts. You couldn't ask for anything better. The icing on the cake of our visit was that we got engaged, but regardless....we couldn't recommend On the Track Lodge higher. Sensational!

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Fantastic spot. This is now a regular stopover point for mountain bike trips on the Nydia Track, in fact, if the lodge was not there, it would be a once a year trip at most. Highly recommend the walk/ride in, even if just for the day, you won't be disappointed.

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Nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was our second stay at "On the Track Lodge" and just as wonderful as the first! We walked in from the other end (Havelock end) this time and then out to Duncan Bay. They organised excellent transport for us to be able to do this and the accomodation and hosts were flawless. A thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Highly recommend to... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We found the lodge just by chance in January whilst fishing in Nydia Bay. We came home and booked for a weekend stay. Perfect setting, great hospitality and the First Class Rail Carriage just great accommodation. We are going back at Christmas. Simon H

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Hobart, Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I looked at many places in the Sounds before opting for the Lodge, and are we glad I did. Boat trips in and out gave us a good look at Pelorus Sound and Nydia Bay in both afternoon and morning light, with stops at isolated jetties on both legs. The iconic carrot cake welcome - excellent standard of travel in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

With my parents flying over from the UK for 3 weeks, I was keen to show them the best of NZ. But we also wanted to find a few spots off the beaten track for us all to enjoy a new experience. I'm so glad we chose Nydia and On The Track Lodge, and even more relieved we treated ourselves... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Absolute, utter bliss! From the minute Tom, Duncan and Norma greet you with carrot cake and a pot of tea, you feel at home as they are the perfect hosts. Exceptionally comfortable beds, spotlessly clean toilets and shower facilities, breath taking views and delicious home prepared meals - there is simply not a single bad thing to say about On... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My sister took me as a treat to On the Track lodge while walking the Nydia Track. After a lovely walk we were greeted with freshly made, delicious, carrot cake and a pot of tea. The hot tub was soon fired up, and we were able to soak away to the sound of bird song and waves lapping the shore.... More 

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